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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1939, Mason City, Iowa                             tits I A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME n A H L 0 M R H I S T MEM P I I OVA J DCS 0 I N c 3 lA HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKSS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FUU L1DASBD WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPV MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 20 1939 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 216 Crowds Pay Homage to 40 Beautiful Queens at Band Festival Pictured above are the 40 charming queens from the 40 North Iowa com munities that were the citys special guests at the band festival Tuesday One of them wil be chosen queen of the festival to oc cupy a throne at the grand finale at the Roosevelt sta dium Tuesday evening Photos by Lock Koyenay The queens listed below with the towns they represent 48 BANDS STAGE GIANT PARADE NAME OF Miss Miss Miss Miss Miss MUs MI Ackley Alexander Bdmond Britt Buffalo Center Clarksrille Clarion Clear Lake Dumont Miss Ttths Miss Miss IVIfss Miss MEss Miss Miss Miss MUi Miss Bliss Miss Miss Miss Miss Miss Dlfss Miss Miss Miss Miss Miss Fertile Fonda Forest City Garner Coodell Greene Hampton Hanlcntown IlayfUld liumboldt Kenseit Manly Marble Boek Sleseryey NoraSprings Korlhwood Osajre Kiccviflc Kacktard Rockwell Hud d Sheffield St Ansear STialcdale Thompson Thornton Ventura Waverlr QUEEN Betty Hadley Ltts TInkey Mary June Kinsclh Virginia Koons Delia Jane Trice Jean Fields Marjone Smith Helen Klnc Esther Seller Mary Cham pit n Joan Shepley Janet Mercer Dorothy Thurstan Mildred Blumer IfeJen Boiler Avis Barnett Virginia SeraeH Irene Fnrviance Eunice Schroer Florence Hart Fern Bransvold Marjie Blamer Arlene Dorothy Kelttt Dorothy Ostendorf Edna Witt Rebecca Hanson Erma Jeanne Martin Kathleen White Marian HuUiard Joyce Witsnn Rernice Brandau Alary Louise Carmen Shirley Knutson Sylvia reterscil Jcanette Payne Throssel Marian Skene Alice Kruns Queens Were Cynosure of All Eyes Here Queens ranging everywhere from cute to gorgeous were the cynosure of all eyes at the lunch eon given in their honor Tuesday noon at the Hotel Hanford High point of the occasion was the introduction of each beauty who paraded through the Wedge wood room bowed from a plat form hoping her smile was cast in the direction of a kindly judge The girls attired in formal gowns in a dazzling array of color had just come from the parade Their appearance in the dining room was a signal for applause from the guests and this applause was repeated as each one the belle of her home town was pre sented following luncheon r All Fascinating There were blonds brunets and browneis There were little girls and tall girls There was a fascin ating swish about some of them a bewildered shyness about others and about all of them the suggestion that they were having 2 good time out of it Herman Knudson as master of ceremonies was having a good time too He introduced the guests who included Willie G C Bagley treasurer of Iowa O S Von Krog superintendent of the Eldora training school for boys the mayors school board mem bers superintendents principals band mothers represented Hear Music Features Herbert T Barclay Mason City city manager Harold Wolfe chief of police Fred Duffield president of the Chamber of Commerce Charles Barber secretary of the Retail Merchants W L Nichol chairman of the band festival Dan Klempnauer chairman of the queens Lester Milligan secretary of the Chamber of Commerce Carleton Stewart and the other bandmasters W Earl Hall master of ceremonies for the evening pro gram and the hostesses Mrs Chester DeSart Miss Bee Lynch Mrs Francis Darland Mrs Bob Ferguson and Mrs Kenneth Neu Music was provided during the by Miss Evelyn Cheesman nist Miss Arlene Cheesman 1 and Mrsw HCheesman ust and by William Benz who ed two accordion solos Two ars and When Day Is Done Sentence of 2 Years Is Given Judge NEW YORK T Manton former judge of the United States circuit court of ap peals was sentenced Tuesday to two years in a federal prison an1 fined It was the maxi mum sentence possible under his conviction for conspiracy to sell judicial favors Manton was sentenced by Fed eral Judge W Calvin Chesnut after making a sometimes fervid but dispassionate plea to have the jurys verdict set aside the third person save when 6fThe chagrin and humiliation he had suffered Manton summoned a long array of legal arguments against the conclusions the jury reached on June 3 He cited federal cases to sup port his contention that he had been innocent of wrongdoing and of any part in a conspiracy He spoke for wellqver an hour before Judge Chesnut rejected the plea and passed sentence Even while Manton was makin what was perhaps one of the most important pleas in his career the court where he formerly sat was reinstating for reargument one of the major cases which figured on the charge of bribery and con spiracy Bagley Extends Open Invitation for Gas Tax Evasion Data DES MOINES Treas urer W G C Bagley Tuesday is sued an open invitation for oil dealers or the public to send in any information that may lead to the uncovering of gasoline tax evasion in any form The invitation was printed in Iowa Gasoline Tax Data a monthly report of gasoline impor tations published by the Iowa gasoline tax evasion committee The publication quotes the Iowa law permitting the treasurer to pay up to 25 per cent reward of the unpaid license fee to persons giving evasion information The reward however is not payable until the delinquent account is collecS d Sheaffer Workers to Get Profit Share Pay CHICAGO W of the W A Sheaffer Pen company of Fort Madison will receive a profit sharing payment of per cent June 28 company offi cials announced Monday Under the proposed split each employe will receive U of his earnings for the six months ending May 31 The per cent figure com pares with a 10 per cent split Dec 16 1838 and a 7Vi per cent split a year ago MRS BAZOOKAS ORDERED FREED BY HIGH COURT Conviction of Husband in Local Arson Case Is Upheld by Judge The state supreme court Tues day affirmed the conviction of George Bazoukas on a charge of arson inconnection with the Bos caffikfireiere Jaa but reversed theconviction of his wife Eugenia The decision frees Mrs Bazou kas who was under a 10 year sen tence imposed by Judge T A Beardmore after the couples con viction by a Worth county jury after a joint trial Both were at liberty under bonds of 52000 each No Circumstances of Guilt The opinion reversing the con viction of Eugenia Bazoukas in part said other than her presence in the building as a visitor there are no circumstances from which her guilt might be inferred Assuming that she had knowl edge of the commission of this crime we have grave doubts that under the circumstances there was sufficient evidence to warrant her conviction as a participant The proposition is very close but we are constrained to hold that the evidence was insufficient to sustain the conviction of Eugenia Bazoukas Mr Bazoukas has 30 days in which to file a petition for re hearing of his case before the supreme court according to L R Boomhower the attorney who prepared the original appeal Rehearing Is Possible Wording of the supreme courts decision will decide whether or not an appeal will be made Mr Boomhower said If no rehearing is asked Mr Bazoukas would be gin serving his sentence as soon after July 20 as the supreme court decision is officially transmitted to the district court clerk here A rehearing would involve from 30 to 90 clays the attorney esti mated The 68 year old Mason Cityan was convicted of setting the fire which did little damage to the cafe owned by his soninlaw Sam Zahariades The court also affirmed a Polk county district court decision which held for the company in the state insurance departments suit against the Independent Order of Foresters for gross premium tax for the year 1936 The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy Tuesday nijjM and Wednesday somewhat warmer Wednesday MINNESOTA Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday warmer Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather stalls tics Maximum Monday J2 Minimum Monday nisht 53 At 8 a m Tuesday 74 LAST YEAR Maximum gj Minimum 55 10 Civil War Vets Registered for Iowa G A R Encampment IOWA CITY Iowa boys in 10 continued their annua G A R encampment here Tuesday The handful of Civil war veter ans registered Monday and re newed friendships In the after noon they withdrew to a meeting of the council of administration Five auxiliary organizations are holding their meetings in connec tion with the encampment G A R members who have registered are State Commander Michael Hawk Sioux City Mark H Morse Wyoming J J Newman Des Moines Thomas J Noll DCS Moines John Smithline Fair field Frank Quade Dubuque J J Willet Tama E P Taylor Newton and Joseph Baer and E G McMurray both of Iowa City HORNS GLITTER AS SUN BEAMS ON SPECTACLE City Thronged as Large Musical Groups Flash Down Streets SEE PICTURES AND STORY ON PAGE 5 2000 members of48 JJgtthjpjKa hands candidates for the title of queen of North Iowas band festival took lossession of Iowas musical capi al Tuesday They staged a two mile hour ong parade resplendent with the Brilliant colors of the band uni orms and the shining silver and rass of the instruments Both lands and Queens were cheered ustily by the enormous crowd vhich included a large portion o Mason Citys population as well as visiting thousands The 40 beauties representing as many North Iowa high school a snappy march the Ackley band led the spectacular band festival pa rade flashing down Federal avenue as thronns cheered Units which followed continued to keep that fast stepping rhythm Ahead of the Ackley band is Sliss Ackley they marchingfeet and sweeping Algona hand moves clown Federal avenue in the parade of the North Iowa band festival Thousands applauded the colorful musical organiza tions as they marched in rapid Cadence through the citys busi ness section RIGHT three drum majors led the Garner band and got a big hand down the line of thousands of specta torsSome of the hands had as Jnany as six drum majors in the giant North Iowa band festival parade in Mason City Tuesday Left to right are Beverly Ziese mcr Jane Zicsemer and Mary Jtcdding Lock photos Kayenay NAZI TROOPS MANEUVERING Fortifications Along Polish Frontier Are Pushed by Germans BERLIN has started largescale troop maneuv ers throughout the country and was reliably reported Tuesday to be feverishly pushing its eastern fortifications along the Polish frontier The troops will be on the move throughout the country during the summer end the army will have been brought to an approximate total of the climax in September The number of workers on the eastern fortifications were prac tically doubled recently by the drafting of new large numbers of workers Evening Program of Band Festival Grand Stadium 7 p m Concert Northwood high school band L T Dillon conductor p of can didates for queen of the festival 8 p of the floats and awarding of prizes Coronation of Miss North Iowa queen of festival p drill by the Humboldt high school march ing band division 1 winners un der the direction of T M Tal madge p band num bers direction of Carleton L Stewart a Crossley March Fill more b Officer of the Day Hall c E Capitan p drill Towa Training school band of Eldora I A Loxvell director 3 p band numbers a Military Escort Fillmore b Washington Post Sousa c North Iowa Band Festival Bcrryman bands rode in open each pre ceding her band organization Their smiles and waving to the crowd brought bursts of applause and cheers Hats Off lo Queens Tiirt Martin one of the parade marshals stationed at the Hotel Hanford corner raised his hat each time one of the girls passed and his example was followed by n number of others as the candi dates for the royal title went by The queen of them all is to be announced at the evening celebra tion Sunny weather contributed to the occasion after two days of clouds and rain showers which had threatened to send the evening festivities indoors instead of on the big green ovnl of Roosevelt sta dium scheduled to start at 7 p m Woman Faints in Heal Although welcome the sun brought heat enough to be oppres sive One elderly woman watching the parade on the corner of Fed eral avenue and First street north was overcome and fainted from the heal For a moment the marchers and queens took second place in the limelighl as the Major funeral home ambulance clanged its bell and was driven across the street to the store The woman was taken to the basement of a store and re covered in the coolness there No major casualties were re   

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